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Factories expanded in March at the slowest pace since May 2013, a sign struggling overseas economies and cutbacks among oil producers are hindering U.S. manufacturing. more
Companies added more workers than forecast in December, indicating the U.S. job market was sustaining strength as 2014 drew to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts added 10,900 jobs in December and lowered its unemployment rate 0.3 percentage points to 5.5 percent, the Mass. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced late last month. more
The Police Department has received $1.9 million in federal funding to add up to 15 more police officers, the state’s congressional delegation and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced this week. more
The Civic Leadership Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation is kicking off its “community conversations” series on Jan. 15 at Rhode Island College with Shael Polakow-Suransky, president of Bank Street College of Education. more
Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Median household incomes in Rhode Island sank last year by more than $1,000 to $54,891, according to newly released census data, in line with a national trend of stagnant wages. In Rhode Island, the median income for households has hovered … more
The recent Rhode Island Manufacturing Week trumpeted an industry that last year added 700 jobs – the first job growth in seven years. That's great news, though it could be even better if local manufacturers could lure more prospective … more
More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
Job openings in the U.S. decreased in June from the highest level on record as hiring picked up. more
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